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  • Haw Par Villa diorama : close-up [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a diorama illustrating various aspects of Confucianism. Title devised by Library staff.
  • New World Amusement Park, plaque : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a plaque installed by the National Heritage Board, which contains a brief history of New World Amusement Park. The park ceased operation in 1987. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, statue : close-up [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows several statues of fishes, close to the surface of a pond, at Haw Par Villa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, statue : close-up [7]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a statue of the white horse of Tripitak/唐三藏 in the story of Journey to the West. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, statue : close-up [4]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a statue of the Monkey King Sun Wu Kong/孙悟空, the 1st disciple of Tripitak/唐三藏 in the story of Journey to the West. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, statue of Jiang Ziya : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a statue of Jiang Ziya/姜子牙 or Jiang Tai Gong/姜太公. It depicts a Chinese story (太公釣魚,願者上鉤) of Jiang fishing with a straight line, without bait. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, mermaid statues : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows four mermaid statues. They appear to be waving to welcome visitors visiting Haw Par Villa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, statue : close-up [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows statues of a pair of ostriches, with different creatures perched on top of them. One has a tortoise, with a hat and the other has a toad, with a cap and cane. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa diorama : close-up [7]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a diorama depicting a story about friendship and loyalty. The story tells of two boys who went into the woods for a picnic. One of them spotted a bear and ran away, leaving his friend. The bear was fooled by the boy who was left behind,...
  • Haw Par Villa gateway, 2010 : general view [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the gateway at the main entrance leading into the Haw Par Villa. The gateway, also known as the Tiger Balm Arch, depicts the Tiger Balm trademark, at the centre of the arch. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa diorama : general view [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a diorama depicting a scene from the Eight Immortals Cross the Sea/八仙過海. The Eight Immortals/八仙 are a group of legendary xian/仙 ("immortals; transcendents; fairies") in Chinese mythology. Each Immortal's power can be transferred to a power tool /法器 that can give life or destroy evil. The...
  • Haw Par Villa, statue : close-up [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a statue of Pigsy/猪八戒, the 2nd disciple of Tripitak/唐三藏 in the story of Journey to the West. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, swan statues : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph show statues of a black swan with a pair of cygnets, in the grounds of Haw Par Villa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa diorama : close-up [3]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a diorama depicting a scene from the Investiture of the Gods/封神演义. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, plaque : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a plaque commemorating Mr. Aw Boon Haw and Mr. Aw Boon Par, the founders of the Haw Par Villa. The former Tiger Balm Gardens were completed in 1937. This Chinese mythology theme park is the only one in Asia, after the redevelopment of a similar theme...
  • Chinese Garden : panoramic view

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2009 photograph shows a panoramic view of Chinese Garden. The picture is taken from an apartment block at 114 Jurong East Street 13. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, side entrance : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Streets and Places · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2011 photograph shows the side entrance to Haw Par Villa. It shows a view of a stone gateway affixed with a pair of metal gates. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, gate : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows part of the main gate of Haw Par Villa. The gate on the right is decorated with a tiger and has the words 虎豹 (tiger and leopard), while the left gate is decorated with a leopard and has the word 别墅 (villa). Title devised by Library...
  • Haw Par Villa, pavilion : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a pavilion with a statue of Buddha in Haw Par Villa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa diorama : close-up [1]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a diorama depicting a scene from Eight Immortals Cross the Sea/八仙過海. The Eight Immortals/八仙 are a group of legendary xian/仙 ("immortals; transcendents; fairies") in Chinese mythology. Each Immortal's power can be transferred to a power tool /法器 that can give life or destroy evil. The diorama...
  • Haw Par Villa entrance, 2010 : general view

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph depicts two archways/牌坊 at the entrance to Haw Par Villa. The bigger and more elaborate one has a panel with the phrase 栖霞 (living among the clouds) while the small one is inscribed with 挹翠 (ladling into the greens). Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, statue : close-up [5]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a statue of Tripitak/唐三藏 on his white horse. Tripitak is the main character in the story of Journey to the West. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa diorama : close-up [2]

    Sports and Recreation · Arts · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph depicts a diorama depicting a scene from the Investiture of the Gods/封神演义. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Haw Par Villa, storyboard : close-up

    Sports and Recreation · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows a storyboard detailing a brief history of the 1925 Buick Californian Hardtop, on display at Haw Paw Villa. The car model was dressed up as a "Tiger car" and used by Mr Aw Boon Haw to promote his Tiger balm products. Title devised by Library staff.